Mexican Food: How To Prepare Mexican Food
[I:http://iulren.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/RobertAllen14.jpg]Do you love Mexican food? Then perhaps it might be a good suggestion to try to learn to cook some great Mexican food all by yourself. Cooking them yourself gives you the option to prepare them according to your tastes, moreover, it also turns out to be more economical compared to eating at a restaurant not speak of the freshness factor which is always the USP of homemade food.
There are three choices before you when you try to prepare Mexican food or for that matter any foreign dish that you simply don’t have experience with before – you may attempt to cook by following a recipe book and this is undoubtedly the very best approach if you are new to cooking Mexican food, you can improvise on a ready made food or ofcourse you could try making a new recipe that has a blend of Mexican flavor and your individual choice.
Unlike popular misconception, it is not all that difficult to create new recipes. All it requires is understanding the essential ingredients that go into making a particular cuisine and then add a few of your own to spin them and create that all new recipe. This way you can reinvent an old classic or make a new and fresh recipe.
Mexican Salad Recipes The seven layered Mexican salad recipe is so simple to make, adapt and improvise. Obviously the 7 layers of salad can include your favorite vegetables and fruits and some vinegar and sauce. Just try and make sure that the ingredients complement each other.
You could choose any of the following – pineapple chunks, guacamole, salsa, corn kennels, lettuce, re-fried beans lettuce etc and if you want to introduce non-veg elements you can include beef or chicken too. Also add in Mexican cheese and sour cream to add that creamy flavor. Apart from these you could also add some popular Mexican ingredients or even your personal favorites to give that added touch.
The Versatility of Quesadillas Quesadilla is made by sandwiching cheese inside unleavened flat bread made of wheat and maize and frying it until the cheese melts. Now obviously improvising this dish is easy. You could use vegetables like tomatoes and asparagus to introduce a fresh taste.
You can also consider adding some chicken or meat into the mix but since cheese melts quickly and the quesadillas get cooked fast you will have to cook the meat separately as that they are adequately cooked.
Mouthwatering Mexican Stews and Casseroles Stew is a type of dish that can be improvised and adapted. You could add some meat and also many types of vegetables to your stews and casserole dishes. Add lots of corn and tomatoes to add that typical Mexican flavor and you could also sprinkle a fair bit of cilantro over the stew once it is cooked for that obvious Mexican touch.
You can add Mexican ingredients to several meals to provide the mexican flavor. Add fresh chilies to a dish to give it a kick or serve salsa with your favorite grilled or pan fried meat or fish. Serve guacamole as a dip or serve lime juice with your fish. There are various ways to affix a Mexican finesse to your favorite food or to invent your own Mexican recipes with ease.